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  • Thanks @Anna will have a look into that. Thank you.
  • Hi @arongunningham you have to answer three separate questions.
  • Thanks @AnnieG that's useful to know. I was initially hoping to submit all 3 units within a few months however I get married in August and wedding plans have taken over.. first assignment is due in July and won't be submitted much earlier ahhh.. hop…
  • Hi @SianDaviesCole other than any local English language courses and apps e.g. Duolingo, maybe having a look through a relevant text book could help to get used to the terms and meanings etc. Maybe even a GCSE/A Level business studies or Economics t…
    in English courses Comment by kpin May 13
  • Hi @Anna please could I ask which books you have purchased? Still scared to submit my assignment 1 ahh.. Thank you.
  • Hi Andy, I'm currently doing AF8 and am finding it a rather odd unit.. It is really quite difficult to know what the CII are actually after and the couple of example answers they give are either fails or have scraped a pass. It is a rather …
  • @Jona said: Have you looked at third party (paid for) study resources that may offer the support you are seeking? e.g. https://expertpensions.co.uk/services/ https://www.rmadvance.com/courses/ p.s. yes I'd also highly recommend u…
  • Hello, I have worked for both smaller and larger firms and I'd say it's definitely useful to have somebody at work to be able to ask to explain any areas you're struggling with (could your manager help if needed?). In terms of having people to…
  • Haha, no it was actually quite hard to find it in writing. :-)
  • Hello, it's the percentage. This is useful https://www.zurichintermediary.co.uk/en-gb/have-you-talked-about/articles/2018/03/the-devil-in-the-detail-rnrb Thanks.
  • Hello, I would say it depends on your level of knowledge/experience/confidence within the area. For some e.g. R05 or other ones I felt confident with, I purchased condensed study notes and used them along with lots of practice questions. For a…
  • Hi Rich, I haven't personally used (or heard of) Competent Advisor however can highly recommend Brand FT, as well as the CII question packs. Thanks
  • Hi @TerrierLady I'd say they're good however past papers/tests are much more useful than the text book and notes. I'd make sure you have plenty of practice questions - I used the CII's & also Brand's. I bought Brand's condensed notes for a coupl…
  • Thanks @ParaP and yes definitely going to try the double bubble approach! Thanks again.
    in AF timeframes Comment by kpin January 30
  • Thank you very much for your help @amarshall and @Nath
    in AF timeframes Comment by kpin January 30
  • @julesstewart1983 said: Hi, I submitted and passed the first two AF8 assignments within 2 months and am working on my third now. I would disagree that you need to read the textbook tho - I have been dipping in and out just to ensure that I includ…
  • @Andy_Schleider said: You can get free trials of various cashflow software packages, and there are offerings where you can pay on a month by month basis (not tied in to a contract). For the sake of a few months it would probably be worth t…
  • @Yonkers420 said: Yes i submitted all within a month, that was working on the assignments every night and at weekends. Depends where your knowledge is at and how busy your home life is, maybe different if you have children! You really do n…
  • @Yonkers420 said: Hi Alexandra, depends on how busy you are tbh, I have not done exams and coursework at the same time however I did AF8 immediately after AF3 &7 in April. AF8 3 assingments can be all submitted within a month and then …
  • @Alexandra said: Hi Has anyone studied for an exam whilst completing coursework? I am considering this also but don't know if it will get a little too much! Hi Alexandra, Did you end up deciding? I'm considering signin…
  • @J_Manning said: Hi, I am just about to start my first assignment for AF8 and I was just wondering if anyone has done or is doing this and has any handy hints or tips? The CII guidance is limited and as the remark charges are so high I wou…
    in AF8 Comment by kpin January 3